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Bulk effects on surface conduction in 3-D topological insulators

Speaker: 
Vincent Sacksteder (Sch. of Phys. & Math. Sci., NTU)
Date: 
Wed, 23/04/2014 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: 
S13-M01-11 (Physics Conference Room)
Host: 
Vitor M. Pereira
Event Type: 
Seminars

Abstract

We report on intensive numerical studies of topological conduction on the surface of 3-D TIs, including bulk effects. We highlight a bulk effect which provides a second mechanism of protection against disorder, and also bulk-induced deviations from diffusive scattering.

Collaborators: Andrei Bernevig, Quansheng Wu, Aires Ferreira, Ivan Shelykh

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